Extradition: USA

(asked on 28th January 2020) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were extradited from the US to the UK for (a) violent and (b) non-violent crimes in each year since 2003.


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James Brokenshire
This question was answered on 6th May 2020

Since 2003, the following have been extradited from the US to the UK:

Year

Total number extradited

Total number extradited for non-violent offences

2003

2

1

2004

4

1

2005

1

1

2006

4

2

2007

6

3

2008

10

1

2009

7

1

2010

5

3

2011

5

1

2012

4

2

2013

4

0

2014

0

0

2015

2

0

2016

5

2

2017

2

0

2018

5

3

2019

3

0

2020

1

1

TOTAL

70

22

We have taken non-violent offences to include:

  • Fraud
  • Drug related offences
  • Theft
  • Forgery
  • Money laundering
  • Handling stolen goods
  • Obtaining property by deception
  • Tax evasion
  • Unlicensed exporting of goods
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Bribery
  • Robbery
  • Child Abduction

All figures are from local management information, and have not been quality assured to the level of published National Statistics. As such they should be treated as provisional and therefore subject to change. The figures do not include Scotland, which deals with its own extradition cases.

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